Book 2015

The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation

New Frontiers in Africa

ISBN: 978-3-319-04050-9 (Print) 978-3-319-04051-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation

  3. An Entrepreneurial Lens to Social Innovation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-47

      Social and Environmental Enterprises in Africa: Context, Convergence and Characteristics

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-62

      Social Innovation Through Development Franchising: Compensating for a Lack of Entrepreneurial Expertise and Connecting to Formal Supply Chains

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      Chapter

      Pages 63-83

      Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Biofuel Production: The Case of Tanzanian Outgrowers Cultivating Jatropha for the Global Biofuel Chain

  4. Strategies for Incumbent Businesses to Engage in Social Innovation and BoP Markets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Chapter

      Pages 87-104

      The Evolution of a Sustainability Leader: The Development of Strategic and Boundary Spanning Organizational Innovation Capabilities in Woolworths

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-127

      Obstacles to Firmsā€™ Adoption of Socially Embedded Approaches to BoP Markets

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      Chapter

      Pages 129-145

      An Integrated Approach to Poverty Alleviation: Roles of the Private Sector, Government and Civil Society

  5. Cross-Sector Collaboration and Social Innovation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-162

      From Concord to Conflict: A Conceptual Analysis of a Partnership for Social Innovation

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      Chapter

      Pages 163-181

      Fostering Innovation for Sustainable Food Security: The Southern Africa Food Lab

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      Chapter

      Pages 183-197

      Key Factors for the Successful Implementation of Stakeholder Partnerships: The Case of the African Cashew initiative

  6. Social Innovation and the Role of Higher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-212

      The Social Innovation Lab: An Experiment in the Pedagogy of Institutional Work

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      Chapter

      Pages 213-232

      Against Inequality: Towards a Curriculum for Social and Environmental Innovation

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    Chapter

    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 233-235